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Horsham Museum and Art Gallery

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A lot of history for a small town

Artefacts and information in abundance on several floors all portraying the many faces of Horsham’s... read more

Reviewed yesterday
tonyjuppy
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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As an Activity Manager for a local Care home, I borrowed some memory boxes which you can loan out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Simi1959
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

Artefacts and information in abundance on several floors all portraying the many faces of Horsham’s evolution. A visit could easily distract one for several hours with its array of used utensils from our past a veritable feast in antiquity.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tonyjuppy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As an Activity Manager for a local Care home, I borrowed some memory boxes which you can loan out. In these boxes a items that are relevant to the decade. They also come with instructions. The museum is fantastic to look around and has brilliant...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Simi1959
JeremyK1785, General Manager at Horsham Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted you were able to make use of our reminiscence service,which has over 40 memory boxes you can use. We look forward to seeing you back again soon!

Reviewed 13 December 2018

Very well laid out and informative without being overpowering plenty of investing facts and features suitable for all ages and all about Horsham and districts around

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roy L
JeremyK1785, General Manager at Horsham Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Roy thank you for taking the time to review Horsham Museum. We hope you will be back again in 2019 to see all the new exhibitions. Kind regards Jeremy

Reviewed 2 December 2018

This is a museum with something for everyone, it is such a mixture of so many things that one cannot fail to find something that will interest. It is a shame that the paintings on show are so poorly lit, nearer the truth is that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nicholas W
JeremyK1785, General Manager at Horsham Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Dear Nicholas Thank you for your great review. We do sometime have a challenging balancing act to maintain the lighting requirements for conservation purposes and loan conditions with trying to maintain a room with sufficient light. We are taking the feedback on board however, regards...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Iv lived in Horsham all my life and Horsham museum is one of the greatest places to visit. I fully recommend anyone young or old to visit and indulge in the museums tonnes of artefacts and found memories. Im a little rustey on my family...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Trev B
JeremyK1785, General Manager at Horsham Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Dear Trev I am so glad we have your family items in the Museum! Thank you so much for your wonderful review and looking forward to seeing you back in 2019 for more of the museum's Year of Culture programme reflecting Horsham's history. regards Jeremy

Reviewed 21 November 2018

Decided to drop in out of the rain. Well worth it. Very surprised at the amount of exhibits. Could easily have spent a lot more time there but had another appointment. Will definitely be going back

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andy M
Reviewed 20 November 2018

The unassuming facade of this lovely building on Causeway in Horsham holds an impressive collection. Some of collection relates to local history and includes a slightly unnerving section on prisons and executions, while there were also displays constructed consciously along the eighteenth/nineteenth 'cabinet of curiosities'...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carolyn S
JeremyK1785, Manager at Horsham Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

Dear Carolyn Thank you for visiting Horsham Museum and glad you found the collection to be impressive. We do hope you will be back soon in 2019 for the new exhibitions for the Horsham District Year of Culture. There will certainly be more to see!...More

Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

For a small market town Horsham has an excellent museum. It is free to enter and has very well laidout and well explained exhibits charting the history and development of the town. As well as permanent items it has different themes throughout the year and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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JeremyK1785, Manager at Horsham Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

Dear Mark Thank you for your review and the time taken to visit Horsham Museum. We do hope you will return again soon for the 2019 exciting Horsham Year of Culture programme that is planned, Regards Jeremy

Reviewed 6 November 2018

It is like the Tardis inside. So much to see, very well layed out, and free!! A must when visiting Horsham

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Clive L
JeremyK1785, Manager at Horsham Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Dear Clive Thank you for your wonderful comments, we are very proud of our museum and am delighted that we are still able to offer our service for free so everyone can come. Regards Jeremy

Reviewed 3 November 2018

This really was an excellent find. The entrance looks small, but the museum opens up and out, even extending outside to a peaceful seating area. Well laid out, with many small display areas and visual sets leading on from one another.It really is packed, but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ionay1
JeremyK1785, Manager at Horsham Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Please come back and enjoy more time here! I am so pleased you enjoyed the museum and its current exhibitions. We will have new array of exhibitions starting shortly and again in January to commence the Museum's contributions to the Horsham District Year of Culture....More

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